Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 122 69
Rank change year-on-year +28 -53 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 134 97 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.99% 2.21% 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 2.27% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 104 90 185
Hertfordshire median annual salary £48,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £35,000 £29,700
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4,335 4,279 4,922
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 97.40% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,690 3,569 4,078
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield +14 21 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead +8 18 £30,000 -45.45%
Stevenage +21 17 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Welwyn Garden City -6 12 £45,500 +13.75% 2
St Albans -3 11 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Borehamwood -3 11 £45,000 +12.50%
Watford +3 8 £58,000 +22.11% 3
Tring 0 7 £30,000 -7.69%
Letchworth +2 6 £42,500 -13.71%
Rickmansworth - 3 £55,000 - 1
Kings Langley - 3 £37,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £24,000 - 1
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 129 (96.27%) Software Engineering
2 60 (44.78%) C++
3 47 (35.07%) C
3 47 (35.07%) Degree
4 45 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (31.34%) C#
6 39 (29.10%) Java
7 32 (23.88%) Computer Science
8 31 (23.13%) JavaScript
9 28 (20.90%) Python
10 26 (19.40%) Visual Studio
11 23 (17.16%) Mathematics
12 22 (16.42%) AngularJS
12 22 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (15.67%) .NET
14 19 (14.18%) CSS
14 19 (14.18%) Windows
14 19 (14.18%) Linux
14 19 (14.18%) OO
15 18 (13.43%) Electronics
15 18 (13.43%) Git (software)
16 16 (11.94%) TDD
16 16 (11.94%) Unix
16 16 (11.94%) SQL
17 15 (11.19%) HTML
17 15 (11.19%) Signal Processing
18 14 (10.45%) Multithreading
18 14 (10.45%) Subversion
18 14 (10.45%) Telecoms
18 14 (10.45%) Microsoft

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.49%) CMS
2 1 (0.75%) Apache
2 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.75%) IIS
2 1 (0.75%) JBoss
2 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.75%) Simulink
1 1 (0.75%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (6.72%) LabWindows
2 3 (2.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.75%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.99%) GitHub
4 3 (2.24%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.96%) Wireless
2 9 (6.72%) 802.11
2 9 (6.72%) RFID
2 9 (6.72%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (6.72%) Wireless Security
3 4 (2.99%) HTTP
4 3 (2.24%) Internet
5 2 (1.49%) 4G
5 2 (1.49%) 5G
5 2 (1.49%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.49%) LTE
6 1 (0.75%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.75%) DNS
6 1 (0.75%) Firewall
6 1 (0.75%) SSL
6 1 (0.75%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.46%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (5.22%) DataStax
3 7 (5.22%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.99%) DB2
5 3 (2.24%) Couchbase
5 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.49%) Redis
7 1 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (19.40%) Visual Studio
2 18 (13.43%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.45%) Subversion
4 11 (8.21%) LabVIEW
5 8 (5.97%) NUnit
6 7 (5.22%) Maven
6 7 (5.22%) Moq
6 7 (5.22%) SpecFlow
7 5 (3.73%) GCC
8 4 (2.99%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.99%) jMock
9 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.24%) Spock
10 2 (1.49%) CANoe
10 2 (1.49%) CodeWarrior
10 2 (1.49%) Gradle
10 2 (1.49%) JIRA
10 2 (1.49%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.75%) CppUnit
11 1 (0.75%) Xcode
General
1 18 (13.43%) Electronics
2 14 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.72%) Finance
4 8 (5.97%) Aerospace
4 8 (5.97%) Publishing
5 7 (5.22%) Automotive
6 2 (1.49%) Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.49%) Military
7 1 (0.75%) Games
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.42%) AngularJS
2 21 (15.67%) .NET
3 19 (14.18%) CSS
4 15 (11.19%) HTML
5 12 (8.96%) ASP.NET
6 10 (7.46%) React
7 9 (6.72%) 802.1X
7 9 (6.72%) Spring
8 8 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (5.97%) RESTful
9 7 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (5.22%) jQuery
10 6 (4.48%) Node.js
10 6 (4.48%) Web Services
11 5 (3.73%) DirectX
11 5 (3.73%) OpenGL
12 4 (2.99%) CSS3
12 4 (2.99%) HTML5
12 4 (2.99%) JAX-RS
13 3 (2.24%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.88%) Computer Science
2 22 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.96%) Acoustics
4 9 (6.72%) Robotics
5 7 (5.22%) Algorithms
5 7 (5.22%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.48%) Fintech
7 4 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.99%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.24%) SCADA
9 2 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.75%) iPad
10 1 (0.75%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.75%) mPOS
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.18%) Linux
1 19 (14.18%) Windows
2 16 (11.94%) Unix
3 9 (6.72%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.22%) Windows 10
4 7 (5.22%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.48%) Android
6 2 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.49%) Solaris
6 2 (1.49%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.75%) AIX
7 1 (0.75%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (96.27%) Software Engineering
2 45 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.16%) Mathematics
4 19 (14.18%) OO
5 16 (11.94%) TDD
6 15 (11.19%) Signal Processing
7 14 (10.45%) Multithreading
7 14 (10.45%) SDLC
8 12 (8.96%) MVC
8 12 (8.96%) Scrum
9 11 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (8.21%) Open Source
9 11 (8.21%) Waterfall
10 10 (7.46%) Network Design
11 9 (6.72%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.72%) Procedural Programming
11 9 (6.72%) Test Strategy
12 8 (5.97%) BDD
12 8 (5.97%) UML
Programming Languages
1 60 (44.78%) C++
2 47 (35.07%) C
3 42 (31.34%) C#
4 39 (29.10%) Java
5 31 (23.13%) JavaScript
6 28 (20.90%) Python
7 16 (11.94%) SQL
8 7 (5.22%) Go
9 5 (3.73%) Ada
9 5 (3.73%) GLSL
9 5 (3.73%) Groovy
9 5 (3.73%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.24%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.24%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.24%) Scala
11 2 (1.49%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.49%) PHP
11 2 (1.49%) VB
12 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (35.07%) Degree
2 13 (9.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (9.70%) PhD
3 9 (6.72%) CWNA
4 3 (2.24%) Postgraduate
4 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.75%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.75%) ECSS
3 1 (0.75%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.75%) MISRA
3 1 (0.75%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Firmware
2 4 (2.99%) Docker
3 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) Grafana
1 7 (5.22%) Kubernetes
1 7 (5.22%) OpenNMS
1 7 (5.22%) Prometheus
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) Consul
2 1 (0.75%) Graphite
2 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.22%) New Relic
2 7 (5.22%) Oracle
3 4 (2.99%) Atmel
3 4 (2.99%) JD Edwards
4 3 (2.24%) Splunk
5 2 (1.49%) Intel
6 1 (0.75%) Dell
6 1 (0.75%) Google
6 1 (0.75%) IBM
6 1 (0.75%) Sage
6 1 (0.75%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.75%) Symantec